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FR255 Module Outline

 

 

Week 1. Lecture and seminar: The Crowd – French Perspectives

 

Week 2.

Lecture: Shadows of Revolution in Nineteenth-Century Paris

Seminar: Paris and Revolution

 

Week 3.

Lecture: Emile Zola and the Crowd: Strikes and Socialism

Seminar: Crowd Scenes in Germinal


Week 4.

Lecture: Emile Zola and the Crowd: Mass Politics and Leadership

Seminar: Crowds and leaders in the early Third Republic


Week 5.

Lecture: Crowd Psychology and the Fin-de-siècle

Seminar: Gustave Le Bon, La Psychologie des Foules (1895)

 

Week 6. Reading week

 

Week 7.

Lecture: The Crowd and the Stage

Seminar: Romain Rolland, Le Quatorze juillet (1902)

 

Week 8.

Lecture: The Crowd and the Screen

Seminar: Jean Renoir, La Marseillaise (1937)

 

Week 9.

Lecture: Street Politics and the Left, 1918–45

Seminar: Press dossiers on demonstrations

 

Week 10.

Lecture: Street Politics and the Right, 1918–45

Seminar: Press dossiers on demonstrations